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Gytes Gossip

By BEN GLASGOW
11th September
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11.09.2019


Senior Rugby

National League – On Saturday 14th September, Peebles RFC – sponsored by Stobo Health Spa – have their first home fixture in their 2019/20 Tennent’s National League 2 campaign when Glasgow Accies are the visitors to the Gytes . The coaches will be hoping for a win to get the home campaign off on the right note following the good away win last week in Aberdeen. The match will be preceded by a lunch for former players and committee volunteers in the Eastgate clubrooms – the match kicks off at 3:00pm. The volunteer ladies will be back in operation again with their selection of hot and cold drinks, and their delicious home baking much appreciated by home and away fans alike.

Last week Peebles RFC – sponsored by Stobo Health Spa – opened their 2019/20 Tennent’s National League 2 campaign in Aberdeen with a fixture against newly promoted Gordonians. To the delight of the coaches and travelling support they returned with a win by 18 – 10 under their belts to set them up for tomorrow’s home fixture.

Youth Rugby

Youth Rugby fixtures from last week:-

Warrior Conference Fixtures

  • Peebles High School S1 27 – 12 Jedburgh Grammar School S1
  • Peebles High School S2 43 – 0 Jedburgh Grammar School S2
  • PHS U15 w/o v Jedburgh Grammar School (Jed could not raise a team)
  • Peebles RFC U16’s 46 – 0 Jedforest U16 (Doubles as U16 League and Schools Quaich Fixture)
  • Peebles RFC Colts 0 – 89 Jed Thistle (Doubles as Border Semi-Junior League Fixture)

Tour Friendlies
  • Peebles High School S2 30 – 8 Granite City Colts U14
  • Peebles High School U15 31 – 22 Granite City Colts U15

Youth Rugby for the coming week:-

Friday 13th – Warrior Conference

  • Peebles High School S1 v Galashiels Academy S1. Netherdale. 3.30pm ko
  • Peebles High School S2 v Galashiels Academy S2. Netherdale. 3.30pm ko
  • Peebles High School U15 v Galashiels Academy U15. Netherdale. 3.30pm ko

Saturday 14th – Warrior Conference & BSJL
  • Peebles RFC Colts v Gala Wanderers. Netherdale. 3pm ko

Club Business

Wednesday 18th – Warrior Conference & Borders Under 16 League

  • Peebles RFC U16’s v Gala Red Triangle. Netherdale. Ko to be confirmed.

Membership – members should note that subscriptions are now due – details of membership categories, payment amounts and methods are available via the club website and also on the poster at the head of the close in the Eastgate. Forms can also be had at the bar in the clubrooms where payments can also be made.

Staff Wanted – the club is looking for causal part time bar staff please contact Andrew Shortreed on 07772834483 or 01721 720494

Events

Ex Players/Committee Lunch - Tomorrow when Peebles are due to play their first home Tennent’s National League 2 match against Glasgow Accies, there will be an Ex-players and Committee reunion lunch in the Eastgate Clubrooms – cost £30. Names, if interested, to Jim Currie or Andrew Shortreed.

Rugby World Cup – the Eastgate Clubrooms will be open on Sunday 22nd September for the Scotland v Ireland tie 8:45am - bacon rolls tea and coffee will be available.

Carvery – The Peebles RFC carvery is back on Sunday 29th September 4 till 6pm - 3 courses £16 – kids 10 and under £8.50 – kids menu available. To book contact Andrew Shortreed 07772834483

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